Yanina Wickmayer

  • Wozniacki loses in the French Open in the first round May 27, 2014

    Paris: About a week after her engagement to two-time major golf champion Rory McIlroy was called off, Caroline Wozniacki exited the French Open in the first round. The 13th-seeded Wozniacki lost 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-2 on Tuesday to 64th-ranked Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium. It's the first time Denmark's Wozniacki was beaten in...
  • Safarova, Wickmayer progress in Luxembourg Open October 15, 2013

    Luxembourg: Fifth-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic defeated Peng Shuai of China 7-5, 6-4 on Monday to reach the second round of the Luxembourg Open. Safarova converted her only break point in the first set and added two more breaks in the second. In another first-round match, Yanina Wickmayer of...
  • Two-time champion Ivanovic beats Wickmayer in Linz October 9, 2013

    Linz: Ana Ivanovic started her quest for a third Generali Ladies title by defeating Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium 6-2, 6-4, while second-seeded Sloane Stephens overcame a slow start to beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-3, 6-1 in the first round on Tuesday. The third-seeded Ivanovic, who won the event in 2008...
  • Flavia Pennetta, Yanina Wickmayer advance at Rogers Cup August 6, 2013

    Toronto: Flavia Pennetta and Yanina Wickmayer advanced to the second round of the Rogers Cup on Monday. Pennetta defeated Urszula Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, and Wickmayer ousted American Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-4, 2-6, 6-4. Mattek-Sands replaced Britain's Laura Robson, who pulled out because of a right wrist injury. Known for colorful outfits,...
  • Radwanska wins ASB Classic in Auckland January 5, 2013

    Auckland: World No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland moved her Australian Open preparations into high gear when she beat Belgium's Yanina Wickmayer 6-4, 6-4 to win the ASB Classic, her 11th career title. Playing her first tournament since October, Radwanska dropped only one set in five matches to claim the...
  • McHale edges out Gajdosova in Carlsbad July 18, 2012

    Carlsbad, California: US Olympian Christina McHale saved a set point and then used a late service break to pull off a 7-6 (5), 7-5 win over Jarmila Gajdosova in the first-round of the Mercury Insurance Open on Tuesday. McHale, the No. 5 seed, struggled against the Australian, and both players held...
  • Teenager Wickmayer marches into US Open semis September 10, 2009

    New York: Teenager Yanina Wickmayer is in her first Grand Slam semi-final 10 years after she and her father left behind their lives in Belgium to chase her tennis dream in Florida. The unseeded 19-year-old beat Kateryna Bondarenko 7-5, 6-4 at the US Open on Wednesday. She joins fellow Belgian Kim...
  • Melanie Oudin the star in a US Open full of upsets September 8, 2009

    New York: At any Grand Slam where Melanie Oudin wasn't becoming a star, any of these other women would make a fine story. Their names are Caroline Wozniacki, Kateryna Bondarenko and Yanina Wickmayer. Like Oudin, they won matches on Monday to make it to their first Grand Slam quarter-finals. Like Oudin, they...